Archive for December, 2010

Things to remember about 2010: Stuxnet and cyberwarfare

Tuesday, December 28th, 2010

This groundbreaking computer worm which specifically targets industrial computers was discovered in July 2010 by a small security firm in Belarus and estimated to have been operating undercover for almost a year. It exploited an unprecedented number of Windows security holes in order to root and edit the programmable logic controllers manufactured by Siemens and […]

Not to be Gawked at

Monday, December 13th, 2010

The internet ran with the news today that 1.25 million accounts on the Gawker Network, one the internet’s top blog networks, had been stolen and leaked by hackers. I’ve been reading Gawker blogs for at least 3 years, but have rarely logged in because I had always found the commenting and member system to be a bit “loose”. […]

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